'''American Standards''' is an American hardcore punk
band from Phoenix, Arizona
, formed in 2011. The band consists of members Brandon Kellum (vocals), Corey Skowronski (lead guitar), Steven Mandell (bass), and Mike Cook (drums). Their musical style is rooted in technical hardcore with strong elements of punk rock|punk
and Heavy metal music|metal
. They've garnered much critical
and fan acclaim for their high energy,
intense live shows and raw sound.
They're also known for Kellum's socio politically charged lyrics which have included topics such corporate satire, materialism, personal struggle and urban alienation. To date, the group has released four albums, five music videos and multiple demos.